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premonitory

[ pri-mon-i-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ prɪˈmɒn ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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adjective
giving premonition; serving to warn beforehand.
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Origin of premonitory

From the Late Latin word praemonitōrius, dating back to 1640–50. See pre-, monitory
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